Abu Dhabi Continues Indian Market Surge
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | August 31, 2016 | News
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Abu Dhabi is generating a high level of interest as a multi-faceted, exciting and exotic destination for the upwardly-mobile aspirational Indian traveller.
To build on the high focus and emphasis on India as the destination’s current leading overseas source market for hotel guests, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is organising a corporate meet to spread the message about the destination being a prime location for MICE & business events.
India's country Manager Bejan Dinshaw said, "We are delighted that India is securing its top position as the leading overseas source market for Abu Dhabi. We have received an overwhelmingly positive response from all our market promotion initiatives. As the market matures, we are now placing greater emphasis on its growth potential, tailoring products to meet the needs and demands of the affluent travellers."
Abu Dhabi being a luxurious, yet highly affordable destination of distinct diversity provides a blend of both traditional and modern culture. The emirate is growing as a choice destination for leisure, special interest, weddings, honeymoon, and other niche travel segments, and a growing portfolio of MICE activities.
Much awaited Louvre Abu Dhabi will welcome visitors in 2017, with the building entering an important preparation phase, essential for a museum of this magnitude that includes testing, art installation and development of visitor’s experience. Preparatory structural works for Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi have also been completed, which when completed will bring three world-renowned cultural institutions to Saadiyat Cultural District.
For adventure seekers, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has opened its latest attraction, the Flying Aces. Boasting the world’s steepest incline, and at 52 metres high the world’s tallest inverted loop.
Bounce, the trampoline revolution has also now opened doors in Abu Dhabi. The Bounce team have also created the ultimate adrenaline rush experience with the Quick Drop, a freefall experience for only the brave! Based in the heart of Abu Dhabi, at Marina Mall Bounce Abu Dhabi is around 30% bigger than all the existing outlets.
Building the excitement for the destination, the highly-anticipated Warner Bros Abu Dhabi theme park, featuring comic book heroes and Looney Tunes characters, is set to open in 2018. The studio will exhibit classic characters such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Bugs Bunny and Scooby-Doo, which will be located on Yas Island the emirate's entertainment destination.
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority will soon organise a corporate meet to showcase the destination as a prime location for MICE & business events.